A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

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Listen to mom, wear clean underwear.

by Mourningdove on June 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My public service announcement.I undress more people than a prostitute, at my ER job. ; ) Most people did not listen to mom's old saying. But unlike older men, PLEASE do not-- while having chest pain take a shower and put on clean clothing.


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